Updated:CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. —
Troopers are searching for the driver who crashed into a scooter in Caldwell County and fled.
Officials said it happened at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 321 between the Catawba River Bridge and Grace Chapel Road.
Troopers said they believe the vehicle that hit the scooter was a smaller, dark green SUV.
The two people on the scooter suffered serious injuries including a broken leg.
Anyone with information is asked to call the authorities.